The World of NAP – chat transcript will be available online

If you were not able to join us on Novemeber 13th for “The World of NAP” webchat, you will be able to view the transcript on technet archives.  Kapil Jain NPS Test Team


NAP 802.1x step-by-step guide has been published; Jeff is OOF

The highly anticipated 1x step-by-step guide has been posted to Check it out here. I wanted to let everyone know that I am on vacation until January 8th, 2007. After shipping Windows Vista, I am taking some time off to re-charge for the coming New Year. My boss, Paul Mayfield, will be manning the…


The World of NAP – a chat with the NAP Product Team

The Network Access Protection (NAP) Product Team is hosting a web-chat on Monday 11/13/2006 at 2:30pm Pacific Time. This is part of the NAP teams ongoing efforts to engage with our customers, answer questions and find out your thoughts on the product. This is expected to be the first of several chats that will take place so…


We’ve done it – Vista has shipped!!!!!

Woo-hoo!!!!! Vista has released to manufacturing! Read about it here and here. Cheers! Jeff SigmanNAP Release * * Remove the “online” to actually email me.** This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights.


NAP Update for Vista, XP, Windows Server 2003 and Longhorn Server

I haven’t blogged in a while, so I wanted to give everyone a NAP “update”. First, Windows Vista is going to rock! We are so close to the end it is palpable. It has turned out really great and I am proud to say that I have worked on it. I personally have about 4-5…


NAP SDK updates for SHA/V developers

For those who are developing SHA/SHV components, please take a moment to read the following changes in the document. The sample code will be modified in the future version of the SDK. If you need further clarification, please use the public forum to post your question. Thanks. Calvin ChoeNAP NinjaMicrosoft Corporation   The documentation…


NAP at the MTC

The Microsoft Technology Center in Silicon Valley is currently working with the NAP team and HP’s Procurve division to deploy NAP into production running against Longhorn Server build 5600 and Procurve’s new wired and wireless infrastructure products. The goal of this project was to show NAP working in something close to real world environment and interoperating with…


NAP + Vista = exciting times

Hi everyone.  As we get closer to the release of Vista I wanted to give everyone an update on how things are going for Network Access Protection (NAP).  And things are going great!  It is an exciting time because we are closing in on completing a huge milestone for NAP – the release of the…


NAP MVP webcast now available for offline viewing

Last Thursday (Sept. 28th) I gave a private webcast to some of the networking / security MVPs. I demo’d NAP in action on Vista / XP / Longhorn Server. I wanted to share it beyond just MVPs, as I think people will enjoy this 1 hour+ demo (hopefully). I plan on giving more of these in…


Trip Report: InteropLabs and Network Access Control Experts Panel

Hi Everyone.   I just got back from the Interop conference in New York where we participated in the InteropLabs and the Network Access Control Experts Panel.  The show was a lot of fun.  We were able to demonstrate NAP interoperability with several vendors including Cisco, HP, Enterasys, Nortel, Extreme, Aruba, Lockdown and Trend.  The…